Good enough is fine. It seems that perfectionism is a wide spread problem. In times of cuts people are afraid of making mistakes which could put their job on the line. This leads to the overcooking of documents, with people taking a week when 80% of the value was added in the first 20% of effort. Good enough is fine. As 37signals says, look for the Judo approach – Maximum efficiency for minimum effort. Your solutions to business problems may not be glamorous, but if you’ve fixed it, move on. In these times of austerity, the public sector cannot afford to keep looking for Rolls Royce solutions.